Developer Jobs in Leeds

20/12/2019 by Rory Ashford-Bentley

We haven’t even reached the end of 2019 and already we have big plans on the horizon for 2020 starting with a number of developer jobs that we are actively looking to recruit in Leeds. If you haven’t heard check out the recent blog post on Headless WordPress with GraphQL and Gatsby for all the details on our new development stack. To support our plans for 2020 Mixd are looking for some incredibly talented developers to join our growing teams.

Currently we have web developer job opportunities for:

  • Frontend developers with a focus on components
  • PHP developers with a focus on scalable solutions and API integrations
  • WordPress developers to push the boundaries of what is possible with Gutenberg and the WordPress API.

Frontend developer job role

We are looking for passionate frontend developers to work with us in serving, highly performance optimised, scalable accessible website frontends. The ideal candidate is obsessive about componentised development and a highly self motivated problem solver.

Below is an overview of the type of candidate we are looking for but please note this is not a must-have list and we can often offer training in areas a candidate may not have any prior experience with.

At a glance role overview

  • Componentised development
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • GraphQL
  • Next.js
  • Sass
  • Styled components

PHP developer job role

We are also looking for talented PHP developers to work with us to deliver scalable, performance optimised backend application layers for some of our biggest NHS and other public sector clients.

The ideal candidate knows the intricacies of PHP development, is an expert in writing object oriented PHP and has familiarity with one of the bigger frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony ideally.

Below is an overview of the type of candidate we are looking for but please note this is not a must-have list and we can often offer training on areas a successful candidate may not have any experience.

At a glance role overview

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Headless CMS’
  • Laravel (or other PHP frameworks)
  • Composer
  • PSR/2
  • Unit testing
  • API
  • GraphQL

WordPress developer job role

Finally, we are also looking for a talented WordPress developer to develop elegant solutions for our clients, pushing WordPress and Gutenberg to its limits to deliver incredible editing experiences and elegant bespoke theme development solutions.

The ideal candidate has several years of WordPress experience writing bespoke themes from the ground up, they understand how WordPress works at a deeper level than basic theme development and can use that knowledge to make informed decisions about how to approach different features.

At a glance role overview

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • WordPress bespoke theme development
  • PSR/2
  • WordPress REST API
  • Css / Sass
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • Advanced Custom Fields
  • Gravity forms

Overview of working at Mixd

Working from our new offices at Platform in Leeds in city centre, you can expect all the usual agency benefits and perks but more importantly you will be joining a tight knit, enthusiastic and friendly team of creatives and developers, with a passion for excellence.

Being part of the Mixd team also gives the opportunity to branch out into other aspects of the business and you will have the opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of our projects and business moving forward.

Whats included:

  • Competitive salary, based on experience with no upper limit.
  • Annual conference budget of up to £1000 (including international conference trips)
  • Employee bonus and referral scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year + bank holidays
  • Flexible working times
  • Remote working days
  • Coaching programme for professional and personal development
  • Fitness activities allowance
  • Regular socials
  • Annual ‘Mixd Adventure’ company retreat which has taken us to Berlin and Milan recently.
  • A MacBook Pro and an additional ultrawide screen.

How to apply

To apply for any of the roles listed above we wanted to keep the process nice and simple. Send us an email to with your CV, examples of work and a covering letter and we will be in touch!

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